Paris Punch

Account of KARAKA GROUP LTD., Karaka.



Foaled 19th August 2001

Brown Filly


           H 268

Branded: nr sh; 15 over 1 off sh

SireStorm CatStorm BirdNorthern Dancer
Hennessy* (USA) TerlinguaSecretariat
1993Island KittyHawaiiUtrillo
  T.C. KittenTom Cat
DamBe My GuestNorthern DancerNearctic
Nymph Errant* (GB) What a TreatTudor Minstrel
1990Shirley SuperstarShirley HeightsMill Reef
  OdeonRoyal and Regal


HENNESSY (USA) (Chestnut 1993-Stud in USA 1997, Aust. 1997). 4 wins at 2, US$580,400, Saratoga Hopeful S., Gr.1. Sire of SW Grand Armee, Harmony Lodge, Half Hennessy, Johannesburg*, Courvoisier, Distilled, Keats, Blazonry, Perigee Moon, Orchard Park, Sunray Spirit, Wiseman's Ferry, Diamond Dash, Living Spirit, Roll Hennessy Roll, Heckle, Airy Hill, Allez France, Mile, Super Cognac, For the Good Times, Goodness, etc. 


1st dam

NYMPH ERRANT*, by Be My Guest. Placed at 1m in GB. Half-sister to LADY CARLA, Chita Rivera (dam of Sunstone). This is her fifth foal. Her fourth foal is an unraced 3YO. Dam of two foals to race, inc:-

Salentino (f. by Caerleon). Placed at 1400m in 2002-03 in Aust.


2nd dam

SHIRLEY SUPERSTAR, by Shirley Heights. Winner at 2 in GB. Sister to Upper Circle (dam of STARBOURNE), half-sister to Si Signor*, Moviegoer. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

LADY CARLA (Caerleon). Joint third top filly on The 1996 International 3YO Classification. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 1½m, £225,583, The Oaks, Gr.1, Lingfield Oaks Trial S., L, 4th Irish Oaks, Gr.1.

Chita Rivera. Placed up to 2m in GB. Dam of-

Sunstone (Caerleon). 2 wins at 9½f, 10½f to 2002 in Fr. and USA, 2d Aqueduct Long Island H., Gr.2, 3d Saratoga Glens Falls H., Gr.3, 4th Belmont Sheepshead Bay H., Gr.2, New York H., Gr.2, Saratoga Glens Falls H., Gr.3, Belmont Possible Mate S., L.


3rd dam

ODEON, by Royal and Regal. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 1½m, York Galtres S., L, 2d Goodwood Nassau S., Gr.2, Doncaster Park Hill S., Gr.2, Ascot Fillies Mile, Gr.3, 3d Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.2, Ascot Princess Royal S., Gr.3, York Musidora S., Gr.3, 4th Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2. Half-sister to PRINCESS BONITA, Habina (dam of WESTERN ACE). Dam of 5 foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

Si Signor* (Habitat). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, York William Hill Trophy, 2d Duke of York S., Gr.3, 4th Newbury Greenham S., Gr.3. Sire.

Moviegoer (Pharly). Winner at 7f, 3d Newbury Hungerford S., Gr.3.

Upper Circle. Raced twice. Dam of-

STARBOURNE (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 1m, 1¼m, £27,625, €107,602, in 2002, Naas Garnet S., L, 2d Curragh Finale S., L, 3d Irish One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, 4th The Oaks, Gr.1.


4th dam

CAMMINA*, by Hornbeam. Placed in Ire. Half-sister to SHOWDOWN*, FARFALLA, MATATINA, DUKE ELLINGTON*, ENRICO, Milistrina, Triaca*. Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

PRINCESS BONITA (Native Prince*). 2 wins at 2, Curragh Waterford Testimonial S., L, 2d Newmarket Nell Gwyn S., Gr.3. Producer.

ODEON (Royal and Regal). 2 wins. See above.

Bon Stella*. Unraced. Grandam of GROOMING (Nassipour*) (Gr.1).